Special Operations Forces celebrated its 22nd anniversary

The 22nd anniversary of the Special Operations Forces of the Georgian Defense Forces was celebrated in Mukhrovani. The Minister of Defense of Georgia Juansher Burchuladze and the Commander of the Defense Forces, Major General Giorgi Matiashvili addressed the personnel of the Special Operations Forces and congratulated them on the jubilee.

…He also spoke about the support of the United States and friendly countries, a strategic partner in the development of special operations forces.

The soldiers were awarded with staff weapons and badges on the anniversary. Medals and certificates were awarded to the American and Georgian servicemen….

Within the framework of the event, Georgian and American servicemen conducted culmination exercises on the shooting for the invited guests. During Operation Raid, the military used ammunition, grenade launchers, and sniper rifles to destroy a conventional enemy and evacuate the wounded. The Joint Operations Exercise (JCET) of the Georgian Special Forces “Operational Forces and the US Army Operational Unit” lasted for 8 weeks.

Note that all the insignia on the Georgian special operations forces- uniforms are – solely – in English. Example: Special Operations/Ranger/Airborne.